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Rector’s Blog 8.18.17

At a time when white supremacists are still assembling to foment hate and division, when terrorists who have perverted the message of Islam are still perpetrating death and destruction, advocating tolerance seems like a necessary starting place for restoring respect and civility to the public square. But how do we,

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Rector’s Blog 8.12.17

Believe it or not, this Monday, our Day School begins its 54th year of providing quality education in a loving, Christian atmosphere!  Please pray for Liz Ryan, our Day School director, and our teachers: Grace Aho, Morgan Miller, and Kathy Yates, as we begin the 2017-18 school year.  We have 34 children enrolled this year! 

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Rector’s Blog 8.6.17

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.  This special feast day invites us to embrace anew the divine gift of Jesus Christ, revealed to Peter, James, and John as the Son of God, the Chosen Messiah.  Jesus, in his transfigured glory, appears with Moses and Elijah. 

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Rector’s Blog 7.30.17

Believe it or not, it is the last weekend of July, which means the new school year starts in two weeks!  Our Children, Youth, and Family Advisory Council met this past week and we are excited about the new school year for Church School and Youth Group.  In the Acts of St.

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Rector’s Blog 7.23.17

It is wonderful to be back after two weeks of vacation.  Irene and I spent a week in southern California helping to move our daughter Ingrid into her new home in Anaheim.  We enjoyed many special family moments, and now Irene and I are adjusting to the bittersweet reality of our “nest” no longer including Ingrid. 

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Rector’s Blog 7.2.17

Happy Independence Day!  This long four-day weekend, as we celebrate our independence, is a great opportunity to count our blessings as citizens of the United States.  We often think of freedom as “freedom from…”, yet the blessings of freedom are perhaps most powerfully exercised in terms of “freedom to…”.  In this country,

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Rector’s Blog 6.23.17

Congratulations to us!  This past week, Delray Beach was selected for the prestigious “All-America City” award by the National Civic League.  This is the third year (previously 1993 and 2001) that our city has received this distinction!  This follows being named a “Pacesetter Community” by the nationally distinguished Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.

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Rector’s Blog June 18

Today, we honor and celebrate the men in our lives who have nurtured and nourished us.  At our services this weekend, we will ask God’s blessing on the special men of our parish and we will prayerfully remember those dads who have gone on to the larger life of heaven. 

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Holy Trinity and VBS Sunday

Today, we have many reasons to celebrate!  We join the Church throughout the world in celebrating Trinity Sunday.  This foundational doctrine of the Christian faith, one God in three persons, reminds us that we worship and walk with a God who is constantly creating, redeeming, and sanctifying us.  

We also continue to celebrate the arrival of Dr.

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Rector’s Blog 5.28.17

Today, as we observe Memorial Day weekend, we prayerfully remember the women and men who died in service to our country. As we were painfully reminded once again this week with the dreadful bombing in Manchester, England, we live in a world in which far too many people turn to violence and terror as a means of imposing their own personal worldview on the global community.

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